Dr. Ginde is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health. He is the Associate Director of the Colorado Emergency Medicine Research Center and is the Director of Mentored Research at the CEMRC, serving as the primary liaison for trainees who wish to start research projects in emergency medicine at the University of Colorado. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Colorado chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and on the Steering Committee for the Emergency Medicine Network.
His primary research focus involves understanding the role of vitamin D in immune responses to infection, especially in high-risk populations, such as older adults and individuals with obstructive lung diseases. Another major area of interest is to characterize and improve access to high quality emergency care in rural and other underserved areas with a particular focus on workforce issues. His other research interests include emergency medicine-based public health and geriatrics.
Dr. Ginde has published over 50 peer-review articles in a variety of emergency and general medical journals and has received several extramural grants to support his work. Grant funding from the NIH, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, American Geriatrics Society, Mucosal and Vaccine Research Colorado, Center for D-Receptor Activation Research, and Emergency Medicine Foundation has totaled over 1 million dollars. His recent work has been featured on National Public Radio, CNN, and numerous nationally recognized newspapers and magazines.